In Habakkuk’s conversation with the Lord, we see a very open and honest dialogue that reveals the prophet’s heart – his doubts and fears and most importantly, his yielding to God’s will. Surrender does not come easily to anyone, yet when we freely surrender to the King of kings, we discover that we can echo […]
Easter Sunday 2018 Jesus died that we might live. Jesus loves you. Do you love Him?
Pride comes before a fall. We all struggle with prideful hearts and we all have known personal sin and failure. The question we explore today is what happens when we fall. How do you respond to personal sin and failure? When followers fail, they find forgiveness and grace through humility and repentance.
Have you ever stopped to consider how much joy is lost in the pursuit of selfishness? Jesus teaches that joy is found in taking what we know to be true and letting it change the way we live. The secret to securing real joy in our lives is found through humility and service.
What can we learn about following Christ from a Fig Tree? What was Jesus teaching about following Him by cursing a fruit tree and halting everything at the temple? Jesus has another lesson for us on faith but it is easy to miss it. Genuine followers of Jesus Christ have an active faith which produces […]
Are you a fearful person or a faithful person? Are you a worrier? Have you ever sensed God prompting you to obedience and trust, yet held back because of fear of what others would think of what it might cost you? In Luke 12, Jesus is encouraging his followers to live by faith and not […]
Don Whipple is the Executive Director of Bethesda Outreach Ministries. It is a ministry in South Africa to Orphans. Don presents three questions to consider from the book of James about our relationship with the Lord. It is so easy to be deceived and the danger is to genuinely miss the reality of the deception. […]